Some good information for fans of FreedomPop’s mobile services, they’re looking to add new subscribers to their network in the United Kingdom. This business move means that mobile users within the UK will be able to enjoy high-quality phone services at an incredibly, if not unbelievably, low price. This transition into cheaper, higher-quality phone services is marked by the ability for VOIP (or Voice over Internet Protocol) to provide clear phone calls and timely text messages. VOIP is far cheaper to use since the cost is through data. FreedomPop offers free data to all of their customers, opting instead, to charge for additional features.
IF you haven’t heard of FreedomPop, it’s the newest phone service to offer free or extremely reduced cost phone service to all their customers. Over half, their customers will never pay a dime for their services! By using their own phone and a FreedomPop SIM Card, customers of the service are able to make calls, receive texts, download games, and browse the internet, all for free! After their free data is used they can refill the data directly from their phone. At the start of the next month, more free data is added automatically to each subscriber’s phone. This system is extremely popular with college aged students and young professionals – who see the service as a great value and simpler than contracts.
FreedomPop on itunes offers their low-cost service due to their low overhead and simple design. Since FreedomPop uses existing cellphone towers by purchasing large amounts of data from providers, they’re able to offer their services at the ground level, relying only on additional purchases to provide revenue. The same business model is popular with modern games, subscriptions, and even some consumer goods.
Due to their popularity, FreedomPop is expecting over 100,000 subscribers to sign-up within the month. This is without using their in place distribution networks! FreedomPop’s CEO, Stokols, states that the company is already under water with the current demand, however, the company still is making connections and establishing a network for distribution. They expect the service to maintain the rapid growth for the next 2 years. While many companies may find the growth daunting, FreedomPop’s success in the United States leaves the company in a unique position to have an exciting launch in the United Kingdom.